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Directions Directions Training successfully educates IT and business professionals We offer an extensive selection of IT and business skills courses. Directions Training
Premier CDL Providing CLASS A CDL TRAINING for Future Professional Truck Drivers! New drivers can earn anywhere between $35k and $45k their first year! Premier CDL
Advanced Technology Inc. Advance Technology Inc. is a facility that seeks individuals to work in marine and industrial facilities. Currently Hiring! Advanced Technology Inc.
LKQ LKQ’s newest tire division is seeking a class A CDL driver to service our Central territory. This position offers competitive pay with a full benefits package. Click here to learn more. LKQ Tire and Recycling
Trans-Continental Systems, Inc. TCS)is currently adding Owner-Operators in Illinois to our Midwest fleet! Trans-Continental Systems, Inc. (TCS) is a full truckload intermodal carrier specializing in just-in-time freight movements for major automotive producers and several other industries. Currently Hiring! Trans-Continental Systems, Inc.

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  • Looking for Free Online Courses to Improve your Computer Skills?

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    Then take a look at the Goodwill Community Foundation (GCF) Global Learning website.  Sponsored by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACT), Global Learning offers free online tutorials covering the basics of computers, the Internet, Microsoft Office, life skills, and more. 

    For more information and to access this free online site, visit the Goodwill Community Foundation (GCF) Global Learning External link opens in a new windowweb site.

  • College Zone

    College Zone Logo Link to Illinois' best college planning and financial aid resource for students, parents, and counselors.

    For more information visit College Zone External link opens in a new windowwebsite.

  • Education Benefits for Post-9/11 Veterans

    Post-9/11 GI Bill The Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 offers educational benefits for individuals who served on active duty on or after September 11, 2001. Benefits assist in paying for tuition and fees, a monthly housing allowance, books and supplies, and a onetime relocation cost when necessary. Benefits may even transfer to dependents. Visit the Department of Veterans Affairs External link opens in a new windowwebsite to learn how you can benefit.

  • Adventures in Education

    Adventures In Education logo Adventures In Education (AIE) is a nonprofit public benefit program developed by TG helping students to plan and complete the journey through higher education.

    For more information visit the Adventures in Education External link opens in a new windowwebsite.

  • Truck Driving Apprenticeship Program for Veterans

    Werner Enterprises Website Werner Enterprises has developed an exclusive U.S. DOL approved Professional Truck Driving Apprenticeship Program. Eligible Veterans will be able to draw on their VA educational benefits for a full year while generating an income as a professional truck driver.

    For additional information contact a Recruiter at (800) 568-9193 or visit the Werner Enterprises Apprenticeship Program External link opens in a new window.

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